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Yeah, a 580 is an awesome card. A Lamborghini Gallardo is an awesome car, too. But, why would you buy one to go back and forth between work, store, with an occasional road trip thrown in? I think your $$ would have been better spent on a second 460 to SLI, or a 570.
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Buy a new screen
    
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the way i see it and 3dgameman (rodney reynolds) sees it, the gtx 560 ti is the best bang for the buck card from nvidia
    
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your next upgrade: 1920x1xxx res monitor
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get a 2560x1440 monitor
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Unless you're getting a new monitor, it probably wouldn't be worth it for most people... but more power to ya It rarely hurts to have too much power

GTX560 probably would have been a better investment from a value standpoint though
    
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Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to buy a 1080p monitor.

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post #19 of 42
The GTX 580 is worth... umm two in the bush?
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post #20 of 42
Given you were already on a GeForce GTX 460, I'd have waited until next generation. I imagine the price you paid probably isn't too much different from what one of the first few upper range cards from the GeForce GTX 6x0 will cost. So, bad move in my opinion. I'd honestly undo it if you could. Buying a high end retail at the end of it's life is always bad for that reason (buying second hand is another story, but you paid $480 for it, not second hand prices).

Now that you're on it, and if you stay on it, yeah, a new monitor should be in order.
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